Denver’s Mycelium Healing Project Uses Fungus Patches To Regenerate Soil

Leaves are on the ground everywhere across the Front Range. For some, they are a nuisance to rake up and haul off. But if taken to the right place, those leaves can become food for the soil. One Denver-based project run on mostly volunteer power is using leaves, wood chips, food waste, bacteria and mycelium to build a forest patch and protect trees at the Prairie Meadow Park.

KGNU’s Rossana Longo-Better spoke with Bryce Linn, horticulturist for the city and county of Denver and coordinator of the Mycelium Healing Project.

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